tree quotes

Tree quotes - Storms make trees take deeper roots. Share

“Storms make trees take deeper roots.”

Tree quotes - The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit. Share

“The trees that are slow to grow bear the best fruit.”

Tree quotes - Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong. Share

“Solitary trees, if they grow at all, grow strong.”

Tree quotes - One that would have the fruit must climb the tree. Share

“One that would have the fruit must climb the tree.”

“The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.”

Tree quotes - Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago. Share

“Someone's sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.”

Tree quotes - You can't find the right roads when the streets are paved. Share

“You can't find the right roads when the streets are paved.”

Tree quotes - Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Share

“Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. ”

Tree quotes - If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree. Share

“If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree.”

Tree quotes - Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Share

“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.”

Tree quotes - It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees. Share

“It will never rain roses: when we want to have more roses we must plant more trees.”

“Art is the tree of life. Science is the tree of death.”

“Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.”

“Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact.”

“If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.”

“As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree' -- probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.”

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature - trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence... We need silence to be able to touch souls.”

Tree quotes - Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind. Share

“Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survives by bending with the wind.”

“If you think in terms of a year, plant a seed; if in terms of ten years, plant trees; if in terms of 100 years, teach the people.”

“We shall defend our island, whatever the cost may be, we shall fight on the beaches, we shall fight on the landing grounds, we shall fight in the fields and in the streets, we shall fight in the hills; we shall never surrender.”

“Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.”

“Fashion is not something that exists in dresses only. Fashion is in the sky, in the street, fashion has to do with ideas, the way we live, what is happening.”

“Sorrow is knowledge, those that know the most must mourn the deepest, the tree of knowledge is not the tree of life. ”

“I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street.”

“I met in the street a very poor young man who was in love. His hat was old, his coat worn, his cloak was out at the elbows, the water passed through his shoes, - and the stars through his soul.”

“How did it happen that their lips came together? How does it happen that birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill? A kiss, and all was said. ”

“I don't mind what Congress does, as long as they don't do it in the streets and frighten the horses. ”

“We are separated from God on two sides; the Fall separates us from Him, the Tree of Life separates Him from us. ”

“We are sinful not only because we have eaten of the Tree of Knowledge, but also because we have not yet eaten of the Tree of Life. The state in which we are is sinful, irrespective of guilt.”

“There are children playing in the streets who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago. ”